Woodworking

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Create a Barn/Hex Sign – October 14, 2023

Oct 14, 2023 9:30AM—1:30PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine St. Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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  Barn signs or ‘hex signs’ are mostly known today for their decorative purposes, but some believe they were painted by Pennsylvania Dutch farmers to ward off evil spirits or storms, or to bestow blessings and protections on the farm family. Using bright colors and often incorporating a star pattern, these beautiful designs were originally…

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Community Open Carving Session – October 14, 2023

Oct 14, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! However, you can enter your information if you would like us to know you’re coming. *** Calling all wood carvers! Join us in creating a local community of carvers, to share knowledge, help each other, and make friends with other woodcarving artists. Free to anyone who is interested! Local carver…

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Build a Wooden Paddle – October 20, 21, & 22, 2023

Oct 20, 2023 4:00PM—7:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School To be announced Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing. Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This class will take place over 3 days for a total of 8 hours: Friday…

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Kitchen Sloyd – Carving Utensil Lab – November 4 & 5, 2023

Nov 04, 2023 9:00AM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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  Sloyd is a Scandinavian word that means being crafty and this class is for the ones who want to think outside the box and make home goods and other kitchen items out of wood. We’ll have the option to make spatulas, cooking spoons, salad servers, egg cups, hand hewn cutting boards, spoon rests, chopsticks,…

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Snowshoe Lacing (Intergenerational) November 10-12, 2023

Nov 10, 2023 12:00PM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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  In this three-day class, students will lace snowshoes that will last for generations. The Ojibwe-style snowshoe kit provides Minnesota-made white ash frames, tubular nylon lacing, and instruction booklet. These traditional snowshoes are more adaptable to differing snow conditions than modern aluminum snowshoes. Taught by Peta Barrett, owner of Women’s Wilderness Discovery based out of Ely, MN, students also…

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Community Open Carving Session – November 11, 2023

Nov 11, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! However, you can enter your information if you would like us to know you’re coming. *** Calling all wood carvers! Join us in creating a local community of carvers, to share knowledge, help each other, and make friends with other woodcarving artists. Free to anyone who is interested! Local carver…

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Build a Wooden Paddle – November 17, 18, 19, 2023

Nov 17, 2023 4:00PM—7:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School To be announced Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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Build your own bent shaft canoe paddle. Students will learn about wood selection and grains, use of hand tools and skill saw, paddle design and considerations, and paddle sizing. Each student will leave with a completed bent shaft paddle ready for varnishing. This class will take place over 3 days for a total of 8 hours: Friday…

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Community Open Carving Session – December 9, 2023

Dec 09, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

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***This event requires NO registration! However, you can enter your information if you would like us to know you’re coming. *** Calling all wood carvers! Join us in creating a local community of carvers, to share knowledge, help each other, and make friends with other woodcarving artists. Free to anyone who is interested! Local carver…

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Past | Archive

(Waitlist) Knife Skills are Life Skills with Fred Livesay (Intergenerational) – September 30 and October 1, 2023

Sep 30, 2023 9:00AM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Beginning Carving – Carve a Kuksa – September 23 & 24, 2023

Sep 23, 2023 9:00AM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Spoon Carving for the Terrified! – September 22, 23 & 24

Sep 22, 2023 6:00PM—8:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

(Waitlist) Build a Wooden Paddle (Intergenerational) September 22, 23, & 24, 2023

Sep 22, 2023 4:00PM—7:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School To be announced Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Community Open Carving Session – September 9, 2023

Sep 09, 2023 10:00AM—12:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047

Beginning Carving: Carve a Kuksa – August 5 & 6, 2023

Aug 05, 2023 9:00AM—5:00PM

Marine Mills Folk School 550 Pine Street Marine on St Croix, MN 55047